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Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm CDT
eyeing a violence tax on guns and ammunition sold in the city and suburbs, the chicago sun-times has learned. cost of the county right now $143 of debt to house one person. a spokesman for the national rifle association says the company is looking to make legal gun owners scapegoats. they fan ofa similar tax was proposed in 2007. and never passed. >>schools are closed today, and they will be again tomorrow in evergreen park.. where a teacher strike is now in its second week. wgn's nancy loo has the latest on negotiations to end the walkout. there is no end in sight. union leaders say they're disappointed. there and it just after a visit from the president of the chicago division of labor. you're referring furrier judge and community is now they will fight for their jobs later. the words of encouragement. fuel to every teacher to ticket with more purpose. our organization is in 100 percent support of what is current on the ear. the 210 educators to remain on strike are not finding too hopeful of a returning to the classrooms at a time some. both sides reported little to no progress. d
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm CDT
pay taxes, was "not elegantly stated." but asked in an interview last night, how he would have responded if the "47 percent" comment came up during the debate with president obama. romney replied that his comment was "just completely wrong." president obama never brought up the issue during the debate. >>former vice president al gore has an explanation for the president's lackluster debate performance. he says it was the altitude. gore made the comment on his 'current t-v' channel during a panel discussion. gore said president obama had arrived in denver the day of the debate and only had hours to adjust to the altitude. mitt romney had been in denver since monday... hence giving his body time to acclamate to the difference in oxygen intake at that high altitude. the city stands a mile above sea level. >>a little girl has been reunited with her puppy, after thieves stole the dog from her home. this is the scene outside marissa. home in san jose, california. earlier this week, thieves stole thousands of dollars in electronics and the family dog "meeko" from the family's home. te
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. >>they send us a note >> of those $50 taxed at up. that is how we make these programs survive. >> the big shoulders fund raises millions of dollars for the catholic school system. 60 percent of all of the students that go to catholic schools come from families that are on some form of public aid. the doors are closing or will soon on four chicagoland y-m-c- as. facilities in waukegan and vernon hills will close on october 31st citing declining memberships and financial troubles. after shutting down a facility in grayslake, the y-m-c-a of metropolitan chicago closed its austin center on monday due to its deteriorating facility and low enrollment. a spokesperson for the group stated financial pressure was not a factor in either of their closings. each y-m-c-a group operates independently with its own board of directors and nonprofit status. >>next: the financial struggles of inner city catholic schools. also just ahead: a new clinical study about a popular supplement and whether or not it helps fight colds. and, mental health experts weigh in on the idea of internet addiction an
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm CDT
>> we know that the path we are taking is not working. >> my tax plan has already lowered tax for 90 percent of families. >>it's back to the campaign trail today for the presidential candidates following their first debate. the democratic ticket may have some momentum to make up. early analysis shows governor mitt romney walked away from the first showdown with the upper hand. sandra endo is in denver, co this morning with a recap of the action and early analysis. >> hot-button domestic issues took center stage at the first presidential debate. including obamacare. >>if you repeal it seniors will pay 600 dollars more. >> start mandating to the providers across america. >> my number one principle will be no tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> is the reason he is keeping all of these plans to replace a secret because they're too good ? >> i am concerned that the path we're on has been unsuccessful. >> i definitely have an idea. >> the next presidential debate is on october 16th. the vice presidential candidates face off next week and kentucky. >> the president did it appear to be d
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm CDT
a contract since late april. time is about to run up. >> we are paying all of these high taxes to keep schools open. >> insurance and retirement benefits are the biggest roadblock. the money is available. >> teachers also have over 80 percent. me to replace a number of pipes and the building. we're looking at about $3 million for that. that money is there for a reason cannot answer making plans for child. >> parents are making plans for child care. >> the work hard. if there is anything that i could do, i think the teachers deserve better pay and better benefits. they do a lot. >> negotiations start of five. at 5. >> parents confront and if itwe have set up a link on our page. >>he survived a beating by burglars who broke into his church rectory last winter. now, an 80-year-old priest is in a different fight. he doesn't want to leave the parish where he's lived for the last 35 years. wgn's robert jordan is live at saint margaret of scotland church with the story. >> with his future uncertain his friends are coming to stand by him. >> when he was 14 i was 13. we met going down to c
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm CDT
companies are hoping the program will help them avoid new taxes. it will be the first to have the calorie count information. the program will go nationwide. >> death toll has reached eight. the victims got the disease from tainted steroid injections. the shots made by a company in massachusetts were given to treat back pain. they have ordered all of their products r ecalled. the symptom show up within a week of the injection. the food and drug administration is downgrading its report on a generic version of the popular antidepressant "wellbutrin." the agency reports "budeprion" is not as effective. the company that makes "budeprion" asked the f-d-a to withdraw approval of the 300 miligram extended-release tablets. the manufacturer and marketer have stopped shipping the product. wellbutrin is made by glaxosmithkline. the generic is made by impax laboratories and marketed by teva pharmaceuticals. coffee lovers beware. a new study in the october third edition of investigative ophthalmology and visual science shows a daily coffee habit could increase your risk of developing a certain
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